(May 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard golden age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling; The Applejacks; Ginger; Senor Banana; Wilbur; Woody; Chimpy

Mirror of Death (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Clancy McGinty (Police); Looney; Professor Stiles; Jameson (secretary); Thomas Munro; Professor Fruen
Synopsis:
Professor Stiles has been murdered, but only his skull and bones remain. He had found an ancient Inca mirror that turned people into skeletons.

[The Measles Are Coming!] (Table of Contents)

The Applejacks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Pimply Measles; Dimply Measles; Pappy Applejack
Synopsis:
The Applejack boys decide to build an airplane to escape from the Measle Twins.

Here's an Apple, Jack (Table of Contents)

The Applejacks / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Seersucker J. Akit"
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Pimply Measles; Dimply Measles; Pappy Applejack
Synopsis:
Two mountain girls looking for husbands.

F-R-O-G Spells Trouble (Table of Contents)

Ginger / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Viv Janicet
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Professor Bullbang; Mr. Frogfardle; Principal Grump

Welcome to Hilldale (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Mrs. Jones; Bringum Homfride (explorer)
Synopsis:
As reporter from Hilldale Press, Ginger tries to get a statement from the visiting explorer.

[Genie] (Table of Contents)

Chimpy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joseph Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joseph Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joseph Edwards (signed)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chimpy; Genie
Synopsis:
Chimpy finds his new friend, Genie, in a bottle.

Indexer Notes

Edwards is credited on both script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jest Jokes / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Sahle

Genre:
humor

[The Return Home] (Table of Contents)

Senor Banana / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Sahle

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Senor Banana; Stencho Odora
Synopsis:
Banana and Stencho find a gold treasure.

["You think this hair tonic is a marvel..?"] (Table of Contents)

Jest Jokes / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)
Inks:
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)

Genre:
humor

[The Enemy Is Coming] (Table of Contents)

Woody the Woodpecker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody (inventor); Sleepy (assistant); Adolf the Cat
Synopsis:
Adolf the Cat is spreading fear in the forest.

[The Old Timer's Story] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Eddie; Old Timer
Synopsis:
After listening to an old timer's story, the boys decide to go prospecting for gold.

["Ammonia..."] (Table of Contents)

World Wonders / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Pencils:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Inks:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
About ammonia, elephants, frogs and armor piercing shells.

Indexer Notes

Mary Goss is credited on script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Horror Hotel (Table of Contents)

Web / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Weisbecker
Inks:
Clem Weisbecker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Web [John Raymond]; Professor Tillet; Kessler (German spy)
Synopsis:
What was the secret of that mysterious hotel from where the professor called the Web for help, as he fears someone will kill him.

Indexer Notes

Art is very similar to Clem's signed story in #44.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling
  2. 1. Mirror of Death
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. [The Measles Are Coming!]
    The Applejacks
  4. 3. Here's an Apple, Jack
    The Applejacks
  5. 4. F-R-O-G Spells Trouble
    Ginger
  6. 5. Welcome to Hilldale
    Ginger
  7. 6. [Genie]
    Chimpy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jest Jokes
  9. 8. [The Return Home]
    Senor Banana
  10. 9. ["You think this hair tonic is a marvel..?"]
    Jest Jokes
  11. 10. [The Enemy Is Coming]
    Woody the Woodpecker
  12. 11. [The Old Timer's Story]
    Wilbur
  13. 12. ["Ammonia..."]
    World Wonders
  14. 13. Horror Hotel
    Web
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